Lydia Chepkemoi (Kenya)

Lydia Chepkemoi

Research project: Investigating the effects of endosymbiont Microsporidia MB infection on Anopheles arabiensis behavior in Kenya.

Lydia is a DRIP MSc. Scholar in Human health theme under Drs. David Tchouassi, Jeremy Herren (icipe) and Steve Nyanjom Ger (JKUAT). Her research goal is to assess the effect of Microsporidia MB infection on mating, blood feeding, and host seeking behaviors of anopheles mosquitoes. She holds a degree in BSc. Biochemistry from University of Eldoret (UOE) and currently pursuing Msc. Biochemistry in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).